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The issue was examined by one of the most outstanding English musicologists of his time Sir William Henry Hadow (1859-1911) who published a book in 1897 with the title A Croatian Composer, Notes Toward a Study of JOSEPH HAYDN. Hadow got his information from the first Croatian musicologist and ethnomusicologist Franjo Ksaver Kuhač (Kuhach, 1834-1911). Hadow’s book was published again in 1972, in New York. It is very interesting that this book is not found at any Croatian library which means that - in spite of its significance - the book could only have been read by a very small number of Croatian scientists. Hadow’s attitudes were the same as those of Kuhach: Hadow considered the facts to be of the greatest relevance and could not be denied. Hadow, in fact, expanded on Kuhach’s evidence.